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Discussion in 'Plecos' started by Kaosu, Jan 12, 2012.

  1. Kaosu

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    SO...ok a friend of mine is getting out of the hobby..I picked up a 55 acrylic hex with tons of tiger shrimp..tiger endlers 2 calico bristlenose plecos some rabbit snails, two sunset guramis and this guy..

    I have never really looked in to them I had seen some small ones at my LFS

    ...but WOW...what an interesting "little" fish he is over 6 inches long

    any other info on them would be great! they are in my 40 gallon tall and will be upgraded to a 70 tall shortly.

    ok pics!!!

    here he is in his tank before going in to my 40.
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    acclimating
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    and in his new home!....a very active and interesting fish^_^.

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    my gudgeon has no clue what to do with him and just follows the whiptail everywhere..
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    well there he is!! enjoy...any comment/suggestions are wanted!

    do i feed him like a normal pleco?.

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    Nice looking fish!
     
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    sweet i love those guys and sweet peacock.

    you can feed them like normal plecos.
     
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    Sweet!!!
     
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    thank you ^_^ i love odd looking fish..and he was such a a surprise ..didnt even know they got this big.

    thank you!
    the peacock is adorable..picked her up from a friend they have so much personality ..she is still following the whiptail around like a confused thought bubble..its amusing...cant wait to find her a male.

    I thought so to ^_^
     
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    what a cool find!
     
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    forgot the full tank shot.

    and whip tail is just the common name i have always seen them at my LFS as he is a Farlowella pleco^_^
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    up graded from 40 tall to a 65 tall~!!

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